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Dalton ahead in tight race for Spokane County auditor

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 8, 2022

Democratic incumbent Vicky Dalton is up by 4 percentage points in the race for Spokane County auditor, but if the results of the August primary election are any indication, the race is far from over.

Airway Heights voters approve tax increase for roads

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 8, 2022

A three-tenths of 1% sales tax to fund Airway Height's transportation benefit district was passing after Tuesday night's returns, with 57.2% of the vote. The district was approved by voters in November 2013, and the city said it needed to extend the tax and increase it by one-tenth of 1% to pay for needed infrastructure as the city continues to grow. 

McCarthy predicts Republicans will win control of the House and he’ll be the next speaker

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 7, 2022

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is predicting the GOP will retake Congress in the midterm elections and he’ll be the next speaker. Just hours before polls open, McCarthy vowed Republicans will win “at least enough to win the majority” and said “anywhere over 20 (seats) is a red wave.” He refused to be drawn into the possibility that he could wind up in a messy battle with ...

Confidence, anxiety and a scramble for votes before midterms

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 6, 2022

The turbulent midterm campaign rolled through its final weekend Sunday as voters — buffeted by record inflation, worries about their personal safety and fears about the fundamental stability of American democracy — showed clear signs of preparing to reject Democratic control of Washington and embrace divided government.

With disparaging nickname for DeSantis, Trump elevates rivalry before election

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 6, 2022

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former President Donald Trump lobbed one of his famous disparaging nicknames at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis during a rally on Saturday night, referring to him as “Ron DeSanctimonious,” as he displayed a poll of the potential 2024 Republican battleground field.